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Bridges Brown Bag Bash Set for Mar. 25; Event Includes Online Auction Featuring One-of-a-Kind Items

Among the auction items is a reservation at Harlem dining hotspot Rao's.

SUMMIT, NJ — Bridges Outreach's Brown Bag Bash — a fundraiser that supports Bridges' programs to help neighbors in need in New York City, Newark and Irvington — will be held March 25, from  7 p.m.  to midnight, at Maritime Parc in Jersey City. The event includes cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, dinner and dancing, along with an auction including many unique items and experiences.

included in the auction items is a reservation at Rao's, 'the most impossible to get restaurant reservation in America' and a location that attracts movie stars and other celebrities, CEOs and power brokers who "own" their tables in this nine-seat Italian restaurant.

In addition, there are vacation packages, a Macallan single malt whiskey tasting for 15 friends, original artwork, sports tickets, jewelry and more.  

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For those who cannot attend, bidding online is available by visiting bridges.cbo.io to view items up for auction. The auction will close at approximately 10:15 p.m. on March 25.

Tickets are priced from $250 per person, and are available by visiting bridgesoutreach.org.

Maritime Parc at Liberty State Park is located at 84 Audrey Zapp Drive in Jersey City.

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